Category Archives: Power Outages

National Lineman Appreciation Day – April 13, 2015

America’s electric cooperatives have designated the second Monday of April as National Lineman Appreciation Day to honor the hard working men and women who often work long hours in challenging conditions to keep the lights on.  Line work is a … Continue reading

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Have You Thanked a Lineman Today?

Kodiak Electric Association, Inc. is recognizing April 18, 2014 as National Lineman Appreciation Day to honor the hardworking men and women who work to keep the power on, often in challenging and dangerous conditions. We are recognizing all electric linemen … Continue reading

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Call 811 Before You Dig – Every Time!

It’s smart.  It’s free.  And it’s the law.  Every digging job requires a call – even small projects like planting trees and shrubs around the yard.  No matter what you’re improving, if your project requires digging, call 811 first.  It’s … Continue reading

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The Lights are On in Chiniak and Pasagshak!

Working day and night throughout the weekend, KEA line crews and support personnel continued their restoration work to rebuild the distribution line along Middle Bay and Pasagshak Road following the power outage on February 15.  The restoration repair was weather … Continue reading

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KEA Power Outage – February 15, 2012

Last night’s heavy snow and rain combined with high winds created severe icing conditions that downed lines and resulted in extensive damage to KEA’s electric system.  At approximately 2:00 a.m. this morning, power was disrupted to a number of areas … Continue reading

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Power Restored to Chiniak/Pasagshak Areas

Power was restored this morning at approximately 2:51 a.m. to all Chiniak and Pasagshak areas that were affected by an extended power outage yesterday.  KEA line crews were dispatched to repair damage to the Chiniak/Pasagshak distribution lines when service was … Continue reading

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KEA Power Outage – February 1, 2012

At approximately 11:30 a.m. this morning, heavy snow combined with wind and rain snapped the top of a utility pole located on the town side of Middle Bay, causing downed lines and extensive damage.  Power has been disrupted to customers … Continue reading

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